EDWARD ALBEE - COLLECTION 02/19/1988 - HFSID 269487
EDWARD ALBEE The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright wrote this letter to a Baltimore acquaintance in 1988, saying that they wouldn't be able to meet in New York City Autograph letter signed "Edward Albee". 1 page, 8½x11. Feb. 19, 1988.
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EDWARD ALBEE The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright wrote this letter to a Baltimore acquaintance in 1988, saying that they wouldn't be able to meet in New York City
Autograph letter signed "Edward Albee". 1 page, 8½x11. Feb. 19, 1988. In full: "Dear Henry: Nice to hear from you. I'm not planning to come to NYC from Houston (where I'm teaching) the weekend of Feb 27 & 28. Too bad! Lets [sic] see one another when I'm back in Baltimore next January - same place, Carlisle apts. Best wishes". Lightly creased. Light dent in bottom right corner. Folded twice and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition. Accompanied by: Autograph envelope unsigned. 9¼x4¼. Postmarked Houston, Texas, Feb. 23, 1988. Addressed to Henry Kahn, Baltimore, Maryland in Albee's hand. One 22¢ "We the People" stamp affixed. Lightly creased. Address has bled and smeared lightly but is legible. Torn open at top. Normal postal stamps. Otherwise in fine condition. Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward F. Albee (1928-2016) is best known for his 1962 masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? . The work, his first Broadway play, won him a Tony Award and was made into an award-winning film in 1966. He also won the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play for The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?. Albee is noteworthy in the theater not only for his works, but also for his efforts to introduce new talent and techniques. The playwright taught for many years at the School of Theatre at the University of Houston, also gave writing seminars and lectures on his work at colleges around the country. Albee won Pulitzer Prizes for A Delicate Balance (1966), Seascape (1975), and Three Tall Women (1994). Lightly toned. Otherwise, fine condition.
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